The University of Melbourne

Master of Psychology - Clinical Neuropsychology / Doctor of Philosopy

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)/Doctor of Philosophy is comprised of coursework subjects, practical experience through clinical placements and a major research thesis in an area relevant to clinical psychology. Graduates acquire competence in various approaches to the study of brain disease, including basic and applied clinical sciences, and are expected to acquire an understanding of culturally responsive, objective assessment of the many behavioural features of brain diseases that can present across the lifespan.


This course consists of the coursework and placement components of the Master of Psychology (Clinical) together with a full PhD research thesis in Psychology.Coursework consists of 14 classroom-based subjects taken over the first three years of this four-year course and 125 days of Placement (30 days in the first year and 95 days spread over second and third years).


  • Clinical Neuropsychology

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian Psychological Accreditation Council (APAC)-accredited four-year undergraduate sequence in Psychology, namely a three-year major in Psychology as part of an undergraduate degree plus a fourth-year honours specialisation in Psychology, with a weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%), or equivalent
  • And an interview
  • And a personal statement
  • Andnomination of three referees.

Study pathways

Australian Psychological Accreditation Council

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville No

Fee comments

Campuses: Parkville.

Most domestic graduate research students are offered a Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset Scholarship, which is funded by the Australian Government.

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